Weissman Student Danielle Jakubowski Named to Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program

Baruch College sophomore Danielle Jakubowski has been named a 2009 Gilder Lehrman One-Week History Scholar. One of fifty students nationwide selected for the distinction, Jakubowski will take part in a weeklong program in New York City designed to honor and support outstanding students of history. Applicants to the Scholars Program this year represented 170 colleges and universities in the United States. The Gilder Lehrman One-Week Scholars will meet with a series of eminent historians and enjoy behind-the-scenes access to historical archives and museums across New York City.

Article by Sarah Bowman, Gilder Lehrman Institute
Edited by J D Sallen

Founded in 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History promotes the study and love of American history. The Institute serves teachers, students, scholars, and the general public. It helps create history-centered schools, organizes seminars and programs for educators, produces print and electronic publications and traveling exhibitions, sponsors lectures by eminent historians, and administers a History Teacher of the Year Award in every state. The Institute also awards the Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and George Washington Book Prizes, and offers fellowships for scholars to work in the Gilder Lehrman Collection. The Institute maintains two websites, www.gilderlehrman.org and a quarterly online journal.

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